Kleinhovia hospita L.
Linnaeus, C. von (1763) Species Plantarum ed. 2 : 1365. Type: Habitat in India orientali. Kelinhof horti Bot. cultor in Java.
White, granular stripes in the outer blaze. Lenticels in longitudinal lines. Deciduous, leafless for a period in October-November.
Cotyledons broadly ovate, as wide as long with 3-5 veins radiating from the petiole. First pair of leaves with toothed margins. Stipules narrowly triangular, about 0.5-1 mm long. At the tenth leaf stage: leaf blade cordate, apex acuminate, upper surface with a few scattered hairs at least along the midrib, main lateral veins and leaf blade margin; margin irregularly serrate; petiole and terminal bud clothed in short, prostrate hairs; stipules elongate-triangular. Seed germination time 10 days.
This species has been used medicinally in Malaysia. Cribb (1981).